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Mrs Lucy Cockburn

PositionSocial Work Lecturer and Programme Director
LocationE35 Richmond Building
DepartmentSocial Work and Social Care
Feedback HoursPlease contact me for my office hours, as these change each semester.
Telephone+44 (0) 1274 233177
Emaill.cockburn@bradford.ac.uk

Research Interests (key words only)

Parenting; Children and families work; Widening access to HE; Community development

Teaching and Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Effective interventions with children, young people and families
  • Academic, personal and professional development
  • Using art as a reflective and therapeutic tool
  • Direct work with children.

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Programme Director
  • Staff Student Liaison Committee
  • Readiness for Practice Panel
  • Social Work Interviews
  • Practice Education Panel

Biography

Lucy Cockburn is a Social Work lecturer and Programme Director for the BA Working with Children, Young People and families.

She has a background in statutory social work, community arts, community development and adult education. She is undertaking a PhD at the University of Bradford and is using a visual participatory methodology to research the lived experiences of mothers who have experienced family support interventions.

Her teaching specialisms are: children and families, interagency working, social work theories and methods, using art as a reflective and therapeutic tool, direct work with children and the academic, personal and professional development of students.

Study History

  • BA Psychology University of Manchester 1988-1991
  • Social Work training Manchester Metropolitan University 1991-1993
  • Teacher training, Leeds, 2002
  • M.Res University of Bradford 2016
  • Currently a PhD student at the University of Bradford.

Professional History

Lucy has worked as a statutory social worker, in community arts, community development and adult education.

Research Areas

Lucy is undertaking a PhD at the University of Bradford, and is using a visual participatory methodology to research the lived experiences of mothers who have experienced family support interventions.

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